Belize International Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Belize International Film Festival

SINCE: 2003

WHERE: Belize City, Belize

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The Belize International Film Festival provide a space for the exhibition of films from Belize and its neighboring regions of the Caribbean, Central America and Southern Mexico so that these audiences can see their images onscreen and be motivated to create more. As a multicultural society we are interested in promoting cultural tolerance and welcome international features and documentaries that depict the interaction of cultures. As a high risk countries already being impacted by Climate Change, we also welcome international features and documentaries that discuss the way forward thru social change and the implementation of green technologies.

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“TOOMELAH” “THE ABOMINABLE CRIME” Win Top Awards at 2013 Belize International Film Festival

“TOOMELAH” “THE ABOMINABLE CRIME” Win Top Awards at 2013 Belize International Film Festival

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The Australian film TOOMELAH directed by Ivan Sen won the Best Feature Length Narrative, and THE ABOMINABLE CRIME directed by Micah Fink won the award for Best Feature Length Documentary at the 2013 Belize International Film Festival held in Belize, Central America, from July 11th – 15th, 2013. MAROONS: AFRICANS ON THE MOVE directed by Michael Flores won the prize for Most Notable Belizean Film (in the Festival).